Jack O'connor

  • Santa Cruz, CA US
Jack O'connor

Skills

Hard Skills

Outstanding customer service

Solid leadership skills

Sales forecasting

Proficient with software

Soft Skills

Integrity/Honesty

Strong Work Ethic

Punctuality

Positive attitude

Work History

Work History
Dec 2013 - Present

Server/Utility and Prep Chef

Sunshine Villa

  • Served food to guests of the villa 
  • Helped with various requests in the dinning room and in the kitchen 
  • Prepared food for same/next day 
  • Helped Executive Chef to maintain cleanliness and and organization within the kitchen  
Aug 2013 - Nov 2013

Manufacturing/Assembler (contract position)

Young Windows

  • Assembled windows for John Deere and CAT 
  • Measured and cut material for window frame and accessories
  • Finalized product for shipment and installation
Apr 2013 - Aug 2013

Vehicle Sales

Tri County Toyota
  • Sold new and used Toyota vehicles along with additional products including accessories, warranties, and simonize products

  • Greeted customers and introduced them to the Toyota product line

  • Made cold calls and follow-up calls

  • Marketed myself through the dealership and outside sources

Apr 2012 - Apr 2013

Prep Chef

Darden Corporation (Red Lobster)
  • Coordinated with management to improve food safety

  • Prepared recipes accurately and efficiently

  • Worked with vendors and food suppliers in dealing with shipping and receiving

  • Heavily involved with training and induction for new employees

Jun 2009 - Apr 2012

Line Cook

Sonic Drive In
  • Served as primary line cook
  • Kept accurate temperature logs 
  • Stored and tempered meats and raw product

  • Responsible for maintaining cleanliness to meet inspection requirements  

Jun 2008 - Dec 2008

Formal Server

Mack Hospitality
  • Catered formal events such as weddings, executive meetings, and banquets

  • Set up rooms and halls for very large venues

  • Assisted in construction of furniture and fixtures

  • Served food to clients in formal large settings 

  • Served as a representative to help address client requests and concerns

  • Clean up and break down of the banquet hall/room at the end of the night  

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - Dec 2012

Associates of Business

Penn State University

GPA: 3.2

Courses: Business Management, Business Administration,

and Marketing courses. Other general education classes I have

taken included Physics, Accounting, International studies, and Statistical courses

Aug 2004 - Jun 2008

High School Diploma

Daniel Boone High School

GPA: 3.12

Courses: Honors English, History, and Arts. Other classes included

Young Entrepreneur classes, French, Humanities, Math and Science.